Ex-Googler On Discrimination: 'Speaking Up Didn't Fix A Damn Thing'

Ex-Google engineer Erica Baker fought back against discriminatory employment practices when she organized the creation of a spreadsheet of her co-workers’ salaries to encourage transparency. Google’s management was obviously displeased and punished Baker, who is a black woman, by withholding peer bonuses — but didn’t… »7/25/15 5:00pm7/25/15 5:00pm

Man Continuously Interrupts Woman During SXSW Panel on Diversity

At a SXSW panel yesterday called How Innovation Happens, Steve Jobs biographer Walter Isaacson, US Chief Technology Officer Megan Smith, and Google Executive Chairman Eric Schmidt discussed how an increased level of diversity and gender inclusivity is necessary to bring about breakthroughs in the tech sphere. »3/17/15 9:50am3/17/15 9:50am

YouTube CEO: 'Paid Maternity Is Good for Business'

Susan Wojcicki wrote an op-ed for the Wall Street Journal earlier this week making a pretty good case for longer, paid maternity leave. The YouTube CEO is a bit of a trailblazer in the tech industry, she joined Google while it was still a start up and, more interestingly, while she was four months pregnant. Wojcicki… »1/17/15 3:15pm1/17/15 3:15pm

Duh, Iggy and Beyoncé Won this Year's Internet Popularity Contest

It's the end of year, which means the social networks are rolling out their annual year-end recaps telling us who and what "won the Internet" in 2014. If you were sitting around Googling diamond-encrusted butt plug this year (per Mark Shrayber), then sorry you do not have your finger on the pulse of what's happening… »12/16/14 6:15pm12/16/14 6:15pm

Sorry, but all that napping you were looking forward to at the University of Michigan, it's not happ

Sorry, but all that napping you were looking forward to at the University of Michigan, it's not happening. A lovely communications representative informed Jezebel that the aforementioned nap pods didn't pass a fire safety test and they'd rather you live than sleep so for all those UofM young adults, you'll be catching… »9/03/14 4:10pm9/03/14 4:10pm